Governor Tambuwal aide’s son remanded in prison for allegedly raping a minor

Aminu Hayatu Tafida aka Jaffa,  the son of a Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Tambuwal has been remanded in prison for allegedly raping a minor.

Jaffa who was arraigned before a Sokoto magistrate court on Monday October 5, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

While he was remanded in the Sokoto Correctional Centre to enable the police complete their investigation and seek legal advice from the Ministry of Justice, four others identified as Umar Abubakar, Masa’ud Abubakar Gidado and Aliyu Shehu Kangi were granted bail for being involved in the circulation of a video of the rape incident. 

The case was adjourned till October 19 for mention.

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